“There is no Sleepy Hollow on the Internet, no peaceful spot where contemplativeness can work its restorative magic. There is only the endless, mesmerizing buzz of the urban street.”
Nicholas Carr, from The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains (New York: Norton, 2010)
Monday, January 30, 2012
On Sprawl and the American Landscape
Please have a look at this photo essay on the state of our urban/suburban landscapes. What would Emerson or Thoreau say?